Child Safety

Car Seat Safety
This article from the American Academy of Pediatrics shows how to install a car seat safely.

Connecticut Child Safety
Safe Kids CT provides information on safety in numerous situations including: child passenger safety, bike safety, fire safety, water safety, pedestrian safety, animal bite safety, poison safety, teen driving safety, and heatstroke.

Sleep Safety
The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood provides excellent information about creating a safe sleep environment.


La Leche League of Connecticut
The site offers breastfeeding support for Connecticut residents.

Breastfeeding support resource list for Connecticut families.

Food, Nutrition, and other Needs

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Formerly known as Food Stamps, the program helps eligible individuals and families afford the cost of food at supermarkets, grocery stores and farmers’ markets.

The Diaper Bank of Connecticut
The Diaper Bank of Connecticut centralizes the fundraising and distribution of free diapers to poor families in Connecticut through existing service providers, including local food pantries, soup kitchens, daycare centers, social service agencies and shelters.

Health Care

Access Health CT
Connecticut healthcare exchange.

HUSKY Health
Connecticut's healthcare for children and adults.

Substance Use Disorders

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Treatment Services for Pregnant and Parenting Women with Substance Use Disorder
Brochure describing Connecticut programs to assist mothers with substance use disorder.

Connecticut Communities for Addiction Recovery (CCAR)
CCAR is an independent, grass-roots level, statewide network made up recovering people, their significant others, families and friends working together.